The greening of the engineer

Wagner, Betsy
March 1994
U.S. News & World Report;3/21/94, Vol. 116 Issue 11, p90
Examines how students are flocking to environmental engineering, propelled by a curious mix of idealism and shrewd careerism. Rising quantity and quality of applicants; Improved image of environmental engineers; Applications to schools which far exceed the number of available places; Lure of the job.


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